Software Excellence Academy

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Your Partner for Achieving Software Excellence

We teach software practitioners everything they didn't learn in college but need to know to have successful careers developing, maintaining, and acquiring excellent software.

Flexible Monthly Payments or Save Big with Our Annual Plan

Founding All-Access Membership Options

Monthly Pay-As-You-Go Founding All-Access Membership



Access to all Software Excellence Academy Courses

Access to all historic Westfall Team white papers and webinars

Access to new courses and mini-courses as they are added to the website

Long-term access to all new Software Excellence Academy webinar recordings

Annual Plan



Pay in advance and save!

That is less than the individual cost of one of our longer courses.

All of the same benefits & Add-ons as the monthly membership, plus you also get:

SPECIAL BONUS: An annual opportunity to schedule a one-hour, private, software improvement coaching call with Linda Westfall.

Available Courses

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  • Software Requirements Engineering

  • 21 Ways to Review Requirements Adequacy

  • Write Right Agile User Stories and Acceptance Tests

  • Software Configuration Management

  • Software Peer Reviews & Inspections

  • Software Functional (Black-Box) Testing & Test Management

  • Foundations of Software Testing (ISTQB Certification Preparation)

  • Software Quality Engineering
  • Certified Software Quality Engineer (CSQE) Preparation
  • Software Metrics
  • Software Auditing
  • Software Project Management
  • Software Acquisition & Supplier Management
  • Software Risk Management
  • Software Safety and Hazard Analysis

The Westfall Team presents regular Software Excellence Academy Webinars.

These webinars are free to anyone who watches them live and to anyone watching the recordings within one month of broadcast.

About Us

Our Mission

The Westfall Team's Mission is to promote the advancement of software excellence by helping our clients achieve effective and efficient software engineering, software quality, information technology, risk management and project management practices.

Over 40+ Years Experience in the Software Industry Combined with Industry Good Practices, Standards and Models.

The goal of the Software Excellence Academy is to provide a resource for software development practitioners, project managers, organizational managers, quality practitioners, and other professionals who need to understand the software development, maintenance and acquisition practices that impact their work. 



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